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Finance, Investments & Funds

Introduction to Green and Sustainable Finance

Course details

CPD Points





Half day (09:30-13:00)

Course Overview

Guernsey is aiming to be one of the pioneering jurisdictions for Green Finance and this course aims to provide an introduction and overview of Green Finance, including Guernsey’s initiatives in this area.

Course Content

Topics covered during this training will include:

  • Principles and strategy of Green & Sustainable Finance
  • Measuring the performance of Green Finance
    • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Understanding Green & Sustainable Finance products
  • Guernsey Green & Sustainable Finance - island initiatives
    • Guernsey Green Finance
    • United Nations’ Financial Centres for Sustainability (UN FC4S)
    • Sustainable Finance Week
    • Collaboration with UK Green Finance Initiative
    • Other International Initiatives
  • Guernsey Green & Sustainable Finance - regulatory initiatives:
    • Guernsey Financial Services Commission
    • Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS)
    • Sustainable Insurance Forum (SIF)
    • IOSCO Sustainable Finance Network (SFN)
    • Regulatory green discount – Life Insurer Assets
    • Guernsey Green Fund
    • Code of Corporate Governance – Client Change Requirement
  • Guernsey Green & Sustainable Finance - industry initiatives:
    • Insurance Sector
      • UN Principles for Sustainable Insurance
      • ESG Framework for Insurers
      • ILS & Cat Bonds
    • Investment Sector
      • TISE Sustainable segment (was TISE Green)
      • Green Private Equity Principles
    • Fiduciary Sector
      • Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century
      • Family Offices / Private Wealth
    • Banking Sector
      • Green Loans

Next Steps

If you would like to book a place on this course please click on the ‘Book Course’ button to the right of this page and login or register for a user account to complete your booking(s). Any queries please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected] or call us on 01481 224570.

If no date is scheduled for this course at the present time please click on the ‘Register Interest’ button and login or register for a user account so that we can add you to our course interest register. This register allows us to contact our tutors and finalise dates for a course as soon as we have a few people who have expressed their interest, so the more delegates who register their interest, the sooner we can schedule a particular course.

Course Tutor

  • Christopher Jehan

    Christopher Jehan is a Chartered Fellow of the CISI, with over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Having spent most of his career at a leading international fund manager, he specialised in a number of areas including operations, project management and international & foreign regulation.

    In 2016 Christopher established a regulatory consultancy operating in both Guernsey and Florida with a global client base. He is a member of various committees including President of the Guernsey Branch of the CISI, the Executive Committee of the Guernsey Investment & Funds Association and the Marketing Development Committee of the Guernsey International Insurance Association.

    He is also a member of various working groups including the AEOI Working Group established by the Guernsey Revenue Service and a number of groups within the Guernsey International Insurance Association.

Upcoming Courses

Some courses we run are scheduled based on demand. Please ensure you register your interest to ensure we know which courses you would like to attend.